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First Sponsor Group

Executive Summary

First Sponsor Group Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, and sells residential and commercial properties primarily in the People’s Republic of China and Europe.


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record and good value.

Share Price & News

How has First Sponsor Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ADN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ADN

-0.8%

SG Real Estate

-0.8%

SG Market


1 Year Return

-11.4%

ADN

-25.2%

SG Real Estate

-23.1%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: ADN exceeded the SG Real Estate industry which returned -24.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ADN exceeded the SG Market which returned -23.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ADNIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.8%-0.8%
30 Day4.5%1.0%1.8%
90 Day6.4%11.0%8.2%
1 Year-9.3%-11.4%-23.4%-25.2%-19.0%-23.1%
3 Year1.4%-4.3%-25.5%-31.5%-13.6%-23.9%
5 Year9.3%0.2%-21.0%-31.3%-6.8%-23.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is First Sponsor Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is First Sponsor Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

45.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ADN (SGD1.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD2.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ADN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ADN is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (10x).

PE vs Market: ADN is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the SG market (11.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ADN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ADN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

How is First Sponsor Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

13.1%

Forecasted Real Estate industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as First Sponsor Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has First Sponsor Group performed over the past 5 years?

19.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ADN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ADN's current net profit margins (51.5%) are higher than last year (41.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ADN's earnings have grown by 19.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ADN's earnings growth over the past year (43%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ADN earnings growth over the past year (43%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -13.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ADN's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is First Sponsor Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ADN's short term assets (SGD1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD663.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: ADN's short term assets (SGD1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD498.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ADN's debt to equity ratio (43.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ADN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 19.4% to 43.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ADN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.8%).

Interest Coverage: ADN earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is First Sponsor Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.31%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ADN's dividend (2.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.71%).

High Dividend: ADN's dividend (2.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (6.29%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ADN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ADN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13%), ADN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

8.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Teck Neo (49yo)

12.75yrs

Tenure

Mr. Teck Pheng Neo has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of First Sponsor Group Limited since October 1, 2007. Mr. Neo is an Investment Manager of City Developments Limited. Mr. Neo ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Teck Neo
Group CEO & Executive Director12.75yrsno data2.82% SGD26.4m
Sau Hun Lee
Group Chief Financial Officer9.17yrsno data0.16% SGD1.5m
Gongyi Wang
Chief Executive Officer of Chengdu Operations8.75yrsno datano data
Zhen Shu
Chief Executive Officer of Guangdong Operations7.92yrsno datano data
Jing Zhang
Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai Operations8.67yrsno datano data
Siew Geok Goh
Company Secretary2.75yrsno datano data
Alexander Barentsen
Chief Executive Officer of European Operations1yrno datano data

8.7yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ADN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Teck Neo
Group CEO & Executive Director12.75yrsno data2.82% SGD26.4m
Han Ho
Non-Executive Chairman5.25yrsno data0.53% SGD5.0m
Guan Wee
Non-Executive Independent Director3.42yrsno datano data
Chia Hsing Yee
Non-Executive Lead Independent Director6.17yrsno data0.062% SGD585.0k
Han Ho
Alternate Director6.17yrsno data0.28% SGD2.7m
Ping Ting
Non-Executive Independent Director6.17yrsno data0.021% SGD196.3k
Eik Kwek
Non-Executive Director1.33yrsno datano data

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ADN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ADN insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

First Sponsor Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: First Sponsor Group Limited
  • Ticker: ADN
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: S$937.311m
  • Shares outstanding: 801.12m
  • Website: https://www.1st-sponsor.com.sg

Number of Employees


Location

  • First Sponsor Group Limited
  • No. 06-03 Bank of Singapore Centre
  • 63 Market Street
  • Singapore
  • 48942
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ADNSGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDJul 2014

Biography

First Sponsor Group Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, and sells residential and commercial properties primarily in the People’s Republic of China and Europe. The company operates through Property Development, Property Investment, Property Financing, and Hotel Operations segments. It also provides interest bearing loans to vendor financing arrangements and subscription of debt securities. In addition, the company owns and operates hotels. First Sponsor Group Limited was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Singapore. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/01 12:49
End of Day Share Price2020/06/23 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.